Kandahar : Taliban have attacked a U.S.-run military base in the southern city of Kandahar, Afghan official said.
Two attackers and one civilian were reported dead. Kandahar provincial police chief, Gen. Abdul Razzaq, who was at the base for a meeting when the attack began, said at least three insurgents took over an office in front of the base and started shooting.
Fighting continues at the base. which is home to NATO troops, including Americans, and a provincial reconstruction team.
The fighting has been continued till now with no reports of casualties but a Taliban website claimed that 9 US soldiers have been killed, the claim can not be verified.